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Title: Crowds on ice
Authors: Nevel, D. E.
Assur, A.
Keywords: Lake ice
Ice bearing capacity
Ice cover strength
Ice strength
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 204.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: This report considers a floating ice sheet supporting a crowd of people who are free to assume any distribution. The problem is analyzed when the people gather into a long strip, two-strips, or a circular area, all of which may vary in size. The worst possible size is determined for the safe bearing capacity in each case. Upon comparison of the results, a single equation is suggested for practical use.
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